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at other stories making news early today in america -- the u.s. navy is investigating an unauthorized exercised that took place over california's lake tahoe. two navy helicopters were seen hovering and dipping temporarily into the waters resulting in an estimated $50,000 to $500,000 in damages. while the helicopters are back in service, both pilots have been grounded until the end of the investigation. >>> stunning video shows for the first time a school of blue whales swimming right off the california coastline. biologists say new weather patterns and cooler waters bringing in an abundance of krill could be attracting hungry whales. experts say concern about the whales being struck by boats. >>> one phaniticle phillies fan -- a foam finger going all out to show support for his home team. a custom phillies paint job, seats and all the bells and whistles on this vintage ride. this took eight months to complete, but the phighting phillies fan hopes that it will be a world series charm. >>> and in new york, if you can't find joey ramone's place, look up, look up. that's right. the street
. >>> u.s. marines boarded a ship held hostage by pirates off the coast of somalia. officials say the german-owned ship was seized by fights on wednesday. the crew was being held against their will. u.s. navy officials say 24 highly specialized marines train to raid boats boarded the ship and within minutes, the pirates gave up. they say no shots with are fired, nobody was hurt and the ship crew members have locked themselves in what's called a safe room. nine pirates were taken into custody. >>> an outbreak of fires in our city. >> and the criticism from the fire union. >>> it's just not as safe as it should be. i'm linda so. why some firefighters say it's time for change. >>> look at this massive deadly gas fire explosion. how firefighters are getting a handle on the fire. >>> also ahead, fighting cyber crime in baltimore city. the city's state's attorney's office has indict a man. >>> it is purple friday. three days and counting before the ravens show the nation what kind of team we really are. >>> i'm megan pringle. >> right over our shoulder, this is the story of the da
stories going on around america today. the u.s. navy is investigating an unauthorized exercise that took place over california's lake tahoe. two navy helicopters are hovering and dipping into the waters resulting in an estimated to $50,000 to $500,000 in damages. while the helicopters are back in service, both pilots are grounded until the end of the investigation. >>> sending video shows for the first time a school of blue whales swimming right off of the california coastline. new weather patterns and cooler waters that bring in an abundance of krill could be attracting hungry whales. experts are concerned by an increased risk of the whales being struck by the boats. >> >> one phillies fan ditched the finger went all out. a custom phillies paint job. it took eight months to complete, but the fighting phillies fan hopes it will be a world series charm. very nice. >>> in new york, if you can't find it, look up -- 20 feet. the street sign honoring the lake punk legend has been stolen four times since 2003 forcing officials to reinstall the placard 40 feet above street level. perhaps a gps
honored by the u.s. navy here in washington. >>> and in sports, ♪ [ malennouncer ] new inventory. ♪ new equipment. new trucks. new hires. ♪ new space. ♪ new markets. achievment seizes new opportunity. go to pnc.com/businessloans to see how we can help your cash flow situation. pnc. for the achiever in us all. >>> who is the biggest surprise in the nfl this season? >> the redskins are going to find out. we're talking about aaron foster. he had an unbievable debut for texas this year. he's the biggest surprise in the league. now he's the redskins' problem. he is aaronfoster. a little known running back who is now the leading rusher in the nfl. foster literally carried the texans to a 324 win over the colts which is theiggest win in franchise history. aaron foster was an agent out of tennessee last year. he had 227 career rushing yards. sunday he accident ploeded fexp franchise record of 32 touchdowns. 227 pounds, pretty good size for a running back. foster generally mak one cut and he is gone. he is a player that redskins linebacker brian arafco kws well. >> you know what the funny th
, the ports, and the police and fire department. on the police and fire department will be working with the u.s. navy to do a dive team training and exercise. they will also open a unified command. with those departments, they will be opening their department operation centers. then the eeoc will be activated to support what is going on in the field. we are inviting and asking all departments to send two representatives to either participate or observe the exercise. the exercise runs from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.. the scenario is focused on terrorism because of the funding. you can guess given the fact that it is marine base to, this is a port work focused exercise and will include two attacks in oakland and in -- city. we will be responding to the maritime security level. it will probably increase and that is up to the coast guard. there is a small hint that it will likely happen. we will be addressing that. there are just under 100 participants for this exercise. the one lesson learned that we will make sure to incorporate and has been added to the functional exercises and we will address so
walsh told reporters in tokyo on wednesday that the u.s. navy should expect instability with any sort of succession planned by the north. >> history has proven that in the case of dealing with succession in north korea that it is an unstable period. we should be alert to that and then we should have our forces ready for any sort of incidents. >> he also suggested that the u.s. and south korean militaries will need to reschedule a joint anti-submarine drill in the yellow sea. the drill, which was scheduled to begin on sunday, has been delayed due to an approaching tropical storm. >>> the u.s. government will send its special envoy on north korean issues to south korea, japan, and china next week. stephen bosworth will visit seoul, tokyo and beijing in that order between sunday and thursday. u.s. assistant secretary of state philip crowley announced the trip on tuesday. the visit comes in advance of the likely meeting of deputies of the ruling workers party to pave the way for the eventual transfer of power in north korea. the u.s. is also expected to take up the issue of a resumption o
sons. admirable patrick walsh told reporters in tokyo wednesday that the u.s. navy should expect instability with any sort of succession planned by the north. >> history has proven that in the case of dealing with succession in north korea, that it is an unstable period. we should be alert to that, and then we should have our forces ready for any sort of instance. >> he also suggested that the u.s. and south korean militaries will need to reschedule a joint anti-submarine drill in the yellow sea. the drill, which is scheduled to begin or was scheduled to begin on sunday, has been delayed due to an approaching tropical storm. >>> japan's leading airline nippon airways will launch a discount carrier. the decision comes as more local carriers offer routes flying into japan from the asia pacific region. japan airlines plans to introduce a similar carrier. ana plans to unveil the airline by fiscal 2011. it will use a streamlined fleet with very reduced services to offer discounts. the new airline will be partly financed by an investment fund and operate under a different name. the car
department will be hosted the navy and marine corps for a practical search and rescue training. the u.s. navy is going to host a regional civilian prepared this volunteers and urged people from around the region -- preparedness volunteers answered by people from around the region, and a number of activities will take place from around the green. the blue angels will also be year. we did not put that on the list, but that is a given. on october 16, the san francisco fire department is having their annual citywide emergency response team drills. the list of where those are going to occur is on this. as we moved into october 16 through 18, we will be doing bourbon shield regional terrorism exercise that is an annual event -- urban shield regional terrorism exercise. the sheriff's department and police and others are heavily involved in this. it is my understanding we will have captains' available in five-hour shifts and the police department that will be helping the area command for all the exercise sites that will occur in this committee. october 21, and i would like you to go back to your agen
with the city of san francisco and the u.s. navy to repurchase naval station treasure island. so i want to begin with why, why develop treasure island. to have that conversation, i want to start with a little context. what is before you is the set of images that show the population in the bay area over time, beginning about 160 years ago when the population was 75,000. 50 years later, it had climbed to 500,000. in 1940, when treasure island was one year old, the population had climbed to over 1.7 million people, and 50 years after that, the bay area population topped 6 million. the most recent census that was completed shows the nine-county bay area having a population almost 6.8 million people. i want to have you pause and think about something that you all low absolutely. over that time, growth has happened outside of the urban core, remembering something else you all know, that the infrastructure that best serves our region. this shows our population. along the bottom of this chart, we showed the year by year growth. this is just a fraction of time. this shows the year by year growth of popul
lid at a time. >> carolyn: the u.s. navy is now nfirming two pilots dipped a pair of $33 miion helicopters into lak tahoe two weeks ago. a tourist captured it all on caera and poweed it -- posted it on youtube. >> oh-my gosh! >> carolyn:he video shows the chopper skimming the surface of the water. one appears to lose control in a near disaster. the pilot manages to pull the airaft back up. the navy spokesperson says both went in and that neither had enough hovering power to hold their positn. the incident happened september 13th. the damage the helicopters could reach half a million dollars. an investigation is underway, and the two pilots are grounded until the investigation is complete. >>> a delta flight heading to new york from georgia made an emergency landing at ysk ysk. -- jfk. >> stay down! stay down stay down! >> caryn: the plane's landing gear malfunctioned, sending sparks flying and leaving one of the plane's winging dragging on the tarmac, passengs braced themselve and some prayed on the tense descent. [applause] >> carolyn: no one was hurt. all0 passengers left the
into contact with a high voltage power line. >>> the u.s. navy is concerning two pilots dipped a pair of helicopters into lake tahoe. a tourist captured it on camera and posted it on youtube. take a look. the video shows the chopper skimming the surface of the water. one loses control and spins and crashes into the water in a near disaster. the pilot does manage to pull the aircraft back up. even though this footage shows one helicopter hitting the water, a navy spokesman says both went in and neither had enough power to hold its position. the damage could reach half a million dollars. an investigation is underway. the two pilots are grounded until that investigation is completed. >>> new research on gun violence shows half of the guns that crossed state lines and used in crimes last year were sold in just 10 states. the report from an association of more than 500 mayors found the states account for nearly 2100 guns connected to crimes in other states. california is one of those where the guns were sold. the others are georgia, florida, virginia, texas, indiana, ohio, pennsylvania, no
. the fishing boat sank. last year, chinese vessels surrounded a u.s. navy research ship and blocked its way to the south china sea. the you state decided to become even more vial janet. vial intelligent. it dispacted an aircraft carrier to vietnam, the first political contact between the two countries since the vietnam war. it deployed an unmanned surveillance aircraft in guam. the high-tech drone can cover the whole china sea. >> americans realize that to have an enduring strategy for a peaceful and prosperous asia, you you need to have a strong relationship with asean. and that does have to do with china. >> china is boosting its military presence in the east asian seas. both the united states and asean are keen to contain any possible threat as for the fight over the senkaku islands, the focus of public attention has now shifted to what the japanese government will do next. >>> foreign minister, seiji maehara has urged naoto kan to insure the safety of four japanese nationals detained in the country. the minister summoned the chinese ambassador on monday. he requested that japanese diplo
into battle by the "uss new york." in addition to protecting our nation, the men and women of the u.s. navy and marines have other responsibilities as well. >> and what we do is, we respond to different crises, whether it's humanitarian assistance, whether it's a need in a different country. >> erika: when we return, teen kids news will continue our exclusive tour of the "uss new york." >> erika: we're on board the "uss new york," a new type of amphibious warship called an lpd. so why are lpds considered state of the art? >> this ship has the very latest in communications equipment, and it has extremely capable sensors and weapons. that makes it very formidable on the battlefield. we're up on the bow of the ship. this is the fo'c'sle, these chains here are the anchor chains, and we're standing right above the area of the bow where we've reclaimed 7.5 tons of steel from the world trade center, which is right at the very tip going to the water line, and will steer this ship for the next forty years. >> erika: this ship is well prepared for any emergency, and even includes a fully equipped hos
, 1925 in new york. he joined the u.s. navy at 17 which brought him around the world but he never saw combat. to the end of the 1940's he returned home and started acting class. after a theater agent saw him in "golden .," he was signed to a contract with universal pictures. in 1949, he landed the first role in "crisscross," where he danced with a famous dancer and given a leading role in "the prince who was a thief," and then married actress janet lee. they had two daughters, one well-known actress jamie lee, and in 1959 he started in "some like it hot," a film that put him with jack lemmon, and it was later learned he and marilyn had a brief relationship. they started in "spartacus," tony curtis could act. he started in "the boston strangler," and won great reviews. he fought hard for the role gaming 30 pounds and put on a fake nose to look like the character. hard work did not bring the oscar nomination he wanted but it property him pride. the greatest film performance in the history of movies. at this point he was in the midst of the third marriage that produced two sons. by the e
. they have several contracts to help the u.s. navy reach ritz goal of operating 50% of its fleet on renewable fuels by 2020. >> just ahead at 5:00, an abc news poll shows what americans think of president obama's handling of the u.s. economy. >> i'm terry mcsweeney live in richmond with schools just opening for the year, you may not expect to hear a school closing story but i have one for you, in fact, i have three. >> and a police chase in oakland ends with a crash and the arrest of a man with a gun. you want some fiber one honey clusters? yeah. you must really care about him. what? no, no. you gave him fiber. no she didn't. this tastes way too good to be fiber. they're delicious crunchy clusters with sweet honey and half a day's worth of fiber. you care about my fiber? not really. i care about youfiber too. i have for while. ok, carl. why don't you care about her fiber? hey carl. [ male announcer ] fiber one. cardboard no. delicious yes. how would i make school field trips to the zoo! more basketballs. soccer balls. and a museum! [ growls ] more basketballs. soccer balls! more books. yeah.
that the u.s. navy used to see as its monopoly. and it was a forward extension of our forces that gave us a greater sense of security. now china wants to push out into the same area to improve its security. >> i think one of the issues for the chinese leadership is rising expectations, which is that if you continually talk about how china's becoming a great power, and you discuss uh, chinese military power, eventually the chinese people are going to expect you to use it, and at least be more assertive or forward leaning than the chinese have traditionally been. i think one of the characteristics of the chinese, foreign policy over the last two decades, has been to let other countries take the lead. and eventually, the chinese people are going to expect china to do more. >> china sees the western pacific as a place that's just more naturally its own than home to american submarines. and so these issues are going to have to be worked out, and the backdrop is rising chinese nationalism, which is something i-- that troubles me and i think is going to make it difficult for any chinese governme
of a seahawk helicopter, a u.s. navy helicopter. this pilot is joining us live. this is cool. people from the general public don't get a chance to see what the insides of these things look like? >> that's right. the seahawk is a very versatile helicopter. the interior can be reconfigured to perform a variety of different missions. >> reporter: we were saying if you do a medical mission or this can be reconfigured for cots and medical supplies based on what it is that you need to do? >> to perform missions like katrina relief or missions like in haiti, the cabin can be removed to make room for people and equipment. >> reporter: what does it mean to you to be able to speak to civilians and give you a pat on back and job well done, thank you for the service you are giving to our country? >> it's very gratifying. many of them express their gratefulness for what we do, not just for us but you for our families. for me personally, it's a lot of fun to have the kids in here. they are all very enthusiastic and they have a lot of questions. it's a lot of fun for me. >> reporter: lieutenant, thank y
away. certainly shocking to the people who took this video. u.s. navy officials say the crews were trying to fake photos of each other's helicopters. the incident occurred two weeks ago. a aircrafts sustained damage costing over $50,000, but the kpa exact amount is not known at the moment. >>> parts of the health care reform have gone into effect. do you know what's in the legislation? >>> then the shocking results from a justice department investigation. are fbi agents cheating on tests? >>> then katy perry got kicked off sesame street for being hot. but saturday night live did not have a problem with the sexy singer stopping by. >> she's 16. she volunteers reading books to kids. >> that's wonderful. and she used to baby sit for me. she's adorable. let's bring her out here. >> here she comes. hey, sweets. house joe jr.? >> whoa, whoa, whoa. oh my goodness. than many other allergy medications. hoo? omnaris. [ men ] omnaris -- to the nose! [ man ] did you know nasal symptoms like congestion can be caused by allergic inflammation? omnaris relieves your symptoms by fighting inflammati
more on what is done to save the ship. >> national treasure, last u.s. navy ship outfitted with sails. the uss to olympia has been out of commission since the time in addion 1921 when it bought home the body of the world war i unknown soldier from france. she saw significant combat in the sp anish-american war and credited with defeating the spanish fleet at the battle ofanila bay in 1898. i boardeded the eaship. she is beautiful but there is severe structural damage to the vessel forced to shut do the for the winter for the first time since it opened as a museum in 1958. >> olympia needs roof to basement job. hull out and exterior deck, equivalent of the roof repaired. the envelope a sealed again to make this a floating sealed, stable envelope so it can be enjoyed for years toome. >> at this point the u.s. navy does not plan to step in and save the sh. so the independent seaport museum is trying to come f up with $2 million for repairs now and later and americans can go there and appreciate what was once a symbol ofav american naval dominance. >> the o olympia is our heritage of the
in the rotunda of camp 6, the most populous of the u.s. navy prison on september 23, 2010. until recently they boasted the detainees with 5500 to 6,000 calories a day. thews -- that's 6,000 calories a day. i believe we have lunch being served at the gitmo cafeteria. >> and as we are getting ready to go for the halfway point, it is still -- >> can we go back and show the bulletin board again? okay, you are a prisoner and it is only one ice cream. what if you take two? what will they do for you? >> water boarding and only one ice cream. holy cow. >> how do you punish somebody for like having extra ice cream? i don't get it. >> i don't think you would push him. she caught me eating boogers. >> sc, the prisoners -- okay, when these guys leave, they leave fat. 6,000 calories? >> that's insane. >> i eat 1500 calories a day. that's what i'm allowed. >> the average person should have 2,000 a day. that's crazy. i get why they eat more than one ice cream. they don't have frozen stuff in caves. same with q-tips and toilet paper. >> nobody has even noticed you are saying [bleep] right now. >> that's
area now has the largest military population in all of america. coast guards and the u.s. navy. this region has roughly 330,000 active duty military personnel and about 100,000 other uniformed personnel, including department of defense workers, dozens of special events planned for fleet week to honor those who have served and continue to serve our country. car races, navy ship tours meet and greets with sailors, some 20,000 people expected to turn out and that means big bucks for the struggling san diego economy. >> the dollars are captured in taxes, the taxes that hotel guests pay when they stay in a hotel, certainly captured in sales taxes from restaurants and purchases of souvenirs and other things like that. so tourism is when people come into your area, leave money, and then go somewhere else. so it is a tourism generator as well. >> kids come out to this event, they'll interact with military member, mostly from the navy. it's an opportunity to say thank you to them and also an opportunity for us in the navy military members to show some of our equipment, what we do and th
at the u.s. navy memorial. entertainer bill cosby, former nfl and redskin quarterback ed la barren and phillips the first african-american navy sonar technician were recked for their military service and contribute to their communities. the black tie even was held at the national building museum. congress gets a second try at passing a bill to help health workers with problems after cleaning up the world trade center site. that story is coming up. >>> plus, tropical storm karl makes the first land fall and is now heading for mexico's mainland. >>> angie is looking at the traffic. >> not moving too much where we have the water main break. southbound new hampshire avenue between shaw and thomas, we have crews out there taking away the right lane for drivers. more news is next. with us. think about the internet. growing, evolving, literally transforming our lives. now imagine the possibilities of what tomorrow could bring. at at&t, we support a core set of standards that will guide the internet into the future... to protect users, and reward innovators, for years to come. we support a
in a bag. >>> the u.s. navy promises a full investigation into this, a strange incident involving two helicopter pilots taking a dip in lake tahoe, the navy grounded the two pilots after they were caught in tape performing unauthorized stunts over the lake two weeks ago and caused between 50 and 500,000 in damage to the aircraft. >> 5:54. san in sell month police are warning residents about the danger of putting outgoing mail in your mailbox. they were robbed device last month. in one they were able to stop payment on the checks but in near case the thief cashed them by doing something called whitewashing. >> they use a liquid that will dissolve only ballpoint in pen ink and not printed ink and that way they can go back in and fill in their own name or a fictitious name and the different amounts on checks. >> use a drop box or just go to the post office. they are hoping to catch him by watching video of someone cashing those checks. >> california supporters hope to be the first one in the country to reelize the recreation al use of marijuana, a poll says 49% are inclined to vote yes,
on a second lifetime as a tourist attraction under the water. >> t u.s. navy says saving the olympia is not their responsibility because they donated the ship long ag do, and theny do not plan on offering financial assistance, but you can. just go to philly sea fort.org. >> julie: thank you very er much. time for the cool critter of the day and ooh, this one is adorable, i understand the baby elephant born two days ago at the zoo in melbourne, australia. look at the little guy, a little clumsy though trying to find his deet and use his trunk. oh, the first male asian elephant ever born in australia and he already has some big fans, too, zoo g goers will even get a chance to name him when the zoo holds a special competition later this month. . >> julie: ou cwild watch that all day. with the housing market still in the dumps, you can peck up f amazing deals if you have one they think at your disposal. you can score some spectacular bargains. fiend out what it is next. [meow] despere for nighttime heartburn relief? to for many, nexium helps relieve heartburn symptoms caused by acid re
the u.s. navy reach its goal of operating 50% of its fleet on renewable fuels by the year 2020. >> if you're struggling to make those mortgage payments, help from the obama administration may be on the way. >> here's the curious new report about profit from page fighting. jane king has the "moneyscope" report. >> good morning. if you owe more on your home than it's worth, help may be on the way. the obama administration launching a big effort to cut mortgage balances for underwater homeowners and keep them out of foreclosure. that's according to the "wall street journal." the paper says up to 1.5 million loans could be refinanced into fha loans. president obama rolling out a bunch of new stimulus initiatives. yesterday it was a labor day announcement in milwaukee for $50 billion to fix roads and runways and modernize the air traffic control system. cleveland the president will propose a tax break for businesses that will allow them to deduct purchase of equipment, computers and solar panels. the stocks concern about the european debt crisis. oracle, a company to watch. the soft
. >> this morning the u.s. navy is confirming that two pilots dipped a pair of $32 million helicopters into lake tahoe two weeks ago. a tourist captured it all on camera and posted it on youtube.com. >> oh my gosh! >>the video shows the chopper skimming the surface of the water at emerald bay. one appears to lose control then spins and crashes into the water in a near disaster. the pilot manages to pull the aircraft back up. even though this one shows only one helicopter hitting the water, a navy spokesman says both went in and neither had enough hovering power to hold its position. the incident happened on september 13th. the damage to the helicopters could reach half a million dollars. an investigation is underway. the two pilots are grounded until that investigation is complete. >> the pattern is full. you're not supposed to do that. 4:57 now. just ahead on abc 7 news at 5:00 a tech titan about to deliver millions to local schools with a specific purpose in mind. >> a san jose family who said a police officer made a mock arrest of their son for
reporting. all 60 passengers exited safely through the main door. nobody was hurt. >> the u.s. navy is confirming that two pilots dipped a pair of $33 million helicopters into lake tahoe two weeks ago. a tourist captured it on camera and posted it on youtube.com. take a look. >> oh, my gosh! ohhh! >> all right. looks scary, right. the video shows the choppers skimming the surface of the water at emerald bay. one appears to lose control then spins and crashes into the water in a near disaster. the pilot manages to pull the aircraft back up. even though this footage shows only one helicopter hitting the water, a navy spokesman says both actually went in and neither had enough hovering power to hold its position. the incident happened september 13th. the damage to the helicopters could reach half a million dollars. an investigation is underway. the two pilots are grounded until that investigation is complete. >> could end a couple of careers. could be priceless. california's stone driving ban has apparently convinced the feds to walk away from an all-out cellphone ban. >> steve colbert
. the state now has more bureaucrats than active duty personnel in the u.s. navy. we have to reform our pension program as we have talked about. we have to reform our welfare program. today, we have 12% of the population of the united states, and 32% of them welfare cases. we have five times the welfare cases of new york, and only twice the population. and it's a budget issue, but a strength of our community issue. we have to put californians back to work. welfare can't become a way of life. i have some very specific plans to reform welfare, take some of that savings and put it back in higher education. and last, we have to run the government more efficiently. i know what's ironic? we have the most dysfunctional state government, and i come from a part of the state where we have the most innovative companies in the world. we need to take some of that expertise and innovation and run the government more efficiently so we can invest the things we care about. >> what about the fee hicks hikes themselves? would you use that money to hold the line? >> i would put it to the chancellors and s
, that is a source of income. u.s. navy and related military enterprises is its largest business, i would say, and probably for this region. this particular congressional race is of high interest of republicans and democrats. when glenn 9 -- glen nye was first elected, since his election, he has been subject to a steady stream of blogs, e- mail, and that make -- not at him but in the public blasted almost everything he does. because the is a freshman, legislative experts will tell you that the best time to unseat an incumbent is during the first term because they have not quite establish themselves. they see him as a mobile. republicans want to take back the view of the house of representatives. this is one of the districts where they see they can have an in to do that. >> i am left with two clear impressions from my experience in the field and that is, one, i am absolutely confident in the capabilities of both our military forces and our civilian forces, to successfully run a counterinsurgency program in afghanistan. my other impression is i am left with a very serious concern about the fac
this morning after being rescued by u.s. marines. navy soofficials say the marine seized control of the vessel and captured the pirates without firing a single fire. no one was hurt partly because the crew managed to kill the ship's engines before locking themselves in a panic room style chamber. >>> capitol hill employees over $9 million in back taxes at the end of last year. the money was owed by 4% of congressional employees a percentage slightly higher than the national average. >>> a new gallup ranking says the united states is the fifth most generous country on earth, tying with switzerland. new zealand and australia tied for first. >>> now here is your "first look" at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 10,415. the nasdaq added five points. in tokyo the nikkei limes 140 points, in hong kong, the hang seng was up 90. >>> with wall street still looking for momentum of its own, stocks rose thursday thanks to upbeat data with hope that's economic recovery may be resuming. earlier new claim force unemployment insurance fell to their lowest level in two months last week. t
industry. that is a source of income. the u.s. navy and related enterprises is its largest business, i would say. probably for this reason, this particularly congressional race is of high race -- high interest to republicans and democrats. republicans tried to keep him in office and they were not successful. since his election, he has been subject to a steady stream of blogs, e-mails, reaching out to the public and the blasting almost everything that he does. because he is a freshman, legislative expert will tell you the best time to unseat an incumbent is during the first term. they have not establish themselves in. they see him as vulnerable. the republicans want to take back the u.s. house of representatives. this is one of those districts where they think they have a place to do that. >> that clear impression is that i am absolutely confident in the capabilities of our military forces and our civilian forces to successfully run a counterinsurgency program in afghanistan. my other impression is that i have a serious concern about the fact that our success here is largely dependent o
and tourism. the u.s. navy and related military enterprises is its largest business. this particular congressional race is of high interest to republicans and democrats. when glenn nye, republicans fought very hard to keep the incumbent in office. since his election, he has been subject to a steady stream of blogs, reaching out to the public or media blasting almost everything he does. because he is a freshman, legislative experts will tell you that the best time to unseat an incumbent is a during the first term because they have not established themselves yet. they see him as a vulnerable. the republicans want to take back the house of representatives. this is one of those districts where they say they haven't in to do that. >> i am left with two clear impressions. i am confident in our military forces and our civilian forces to successfully run a counterinsurgency program in afghanistan. i am also left with a very serious concern about the fact that our success here is largely dependent on what happened on the other side of the border in pakistan, where our civilian, and to a large
of community. the u.s. navy and related military enterprises is its largest business, i would say. this particular congressional race is of high interest to republicans and democrats. during his first campaign, the republicans tried to keep him in office and were not successful. since his election, he has been subject to a steady stream of bloggers and e-mail's aimed at reaching out to the media blasting all lost everything he does. because he is a freshman, legislative experts will tell you the best of times to unseat an incumbent is during the first term because they have not quite established themselves yet. the republicans want to take back the u.s. house of representatives and this is one of those districts where they see they can have it in to do that. >> i've left with two clear impressions. i am absolutely confident in the capabilities of both our military forces and our civilian forces to successfully run a counterinsurgency program in afghanistan. but by other impressions i am left with a very serious concern about the fact that's our success here is largely dependent on
that was seized by pirates off the coast of somalia is free this morning, after being rescued by the u.s. marines. navy officials say the marines seized control of the vessel and captured the alleged pirates without firing a single shot. no one was hurt, partly because the crew had managed to kill the ship's engines before locking themselves in a panic room-style chamber. >>> a new gallop ranking says the united states is fifth most generous country on earth. >>> the dow opens at 10,015 after gaining, the nasdaq rose 7. in overseas, in tokyo nikkei claimed 140 points, in hong kong the hang scene up 90. >>> with wall street still looking for a momentum of its own, stocks rose thursday, thanks to upbeat data that lifted hopes that the economic recovery may be resuming. early on the s&p 500 touched a one-month high after data showed new claims for unemployment insurance fell to their lowest level in two months last week. trading was also fueled by data showing the u.s. trade deficit narrowed sharply in july, reflecting big gains in sales of u.s.-made airplanes and other manufactured goods while impo
the deadliest of the war with more than 530 international forces killed so far. former and current u.s. navy seals are getting on their bikes to raise money for a special cause. it is a cross country bike tour that starts off in san diego, california and ends in florida. casey stegall is live in san diego to tell us more. hi, casey. >> good to see you. a 3300-mile journey and started early this morning here in beautiful coronado just across the bay from san diego. let's get right to the live pictures. they have already gone a couple of miles and now the bikers are over in the san diego area. we have tool technology that allows us to go live from a back pack and that is how we are bringing the live picture to you. a small group, only about five bikers. they will be on the road for six weeks stopping in more than 40 u.s. cities for food and rest. the ride ends in fort pierce, florida on november 6. nate i have special war fare foundation is holding the bike ride to raise money for families of navy seals killed or injured in the line of duty. >> a special warfare counter insurgencycation comes
parlay into a civilian job? >> okay. good question. i served both in the navy -- in the u.s. navy and in the u.s. army. my career spanned from being a hospital corps man and serving with marines all of the way to being an officer serving on nave's ships and an officer with the army. i specialized in logistics and human resource training of personnel. >> i understand you are doing a lot of volunteer work as you're trying to land a job. you and your family are making a lot of cutbacks. tell me about that. >> one of the community organizes that i participant with is called the national association of human resources managers, and also i part tis pate with the societies of black women with the jewel yet chapter. we talk about community issues affecting youth, children, adults, homeless, and how to provide relief. so i am involved with speaking engagements centered around bringing attention to those issues and how to gather up a team of folks who have the right skill to get things moving in your community. >> you have a great heart and you are doing everything you can to find something
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